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Webinar: Nutrigenomics in Companion Animal Nutrition

Using Cutting-Edge Science to Understand the Hidden Effects of Nutrition

WHAT: Join Dr. Kristen Brennan, research manager at Alltech, as she examines how nutrigenomics can be applied to companion animal nutrition. Learn how this science can be used to give pet food manufacturers a competitive edge through a better understanding of the impact specific nutrients have on overall pet health. The live webinar will explain:

  • What is nutrigenomics?
  • How does nutrigenomics help us figure out the “hidden effects” of nutrition in pets?
  • How can we use this information to feed our pets better and use it to make nutrition more precise for life stages, breeds or health challenges in pets?

For those unable to attend the live webinar, a recording will be available; however, you’ll still need to register for the event to have access.

WHEN:  Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. EST

WHERE:  Reserve a spot for the webinar via this link. If you are unable to attend the live webinar, you can register via the link to receive the recording.

OTHER: Dr. Brennan’s presentation will be followed by a live question-and-answer session.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Dr. Kristen M. Brennan is a research project manager at the Alltech Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition in Nicholasville, Kentucky. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in animal science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

In 2008, she completed a Ph.D. in animal science at Washington State University. Her doctoral research focused on markers of oxidative stress, mitochondrial function and energy balance regulation in beef cattle. Upon completion of her Ph.D., she joined Alltech as a postdoctoral research fellow. Currently, she manages the animal nutrigenomics and equine nutrition research programs. She is especially interested in establishing a link between nutritional genomics approaches and applied nutrition research in a variety of agricultural animal models.

Brennan also serves as the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee chairperson and is an adjunct assistant professor in the College of Agriculture at the University of Kentucky.

ABOUT ALLTECH: Founded in 1980 by Irish entrepreneur and scientist Dr. Pearse Lyons, Alltech discovers and delivers solutions for the sustainable nutrition of plants, animals and people. With more than 100 manufacturing sites globally, Alltech is a leading producer and processor of yeast and organic trace minerals, and our flagship algae production facility in Kentucky is one of only two of its kind in the world.

Our guiding ACE principle seeks to develop solutions that are safe for the Animal, Consumer and the Environment. Our more than 5,000 team members worldwide put this purpose to work every day for our customers.

Alltech is a family-owned company, which allows us to adapt quickly to emerging customer needs and to stay focused on advanced innovation. Headquartered just outside of Lexington, Kentucky, USA, Alltech has a strong presence in all regions of the world. For further information, visit www.alltech.com/news. Join us in conversation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.                                       

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